Add A Picture Watermark In Word

One way you can spice up a document is to add a watermark. A watermark is simply a very faint image that appears behind your text. For example, it may be a company logo or name. You may have seen documents before that have the word confidential behind the text. Yes, this is a watermark!

Word 2002 makes it simple for you to add your own watermarks to a document. Keep in mind before you complete the steps below that you cannot be in Web Layout view.

To add a picture watermark:

  1. Click the Format menu, point to Background, and select Printed Watermark.
  2. Select Picture Watermark.
  3. Click the Select picture button.
  4. Locate the appropriate picture and click Insert.
  5. Verify that the Washout option is selected. This makes the picture appear less visible behind the document text.
  6. Click OK.

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